Characters: Star Wars Jedi Order
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A noble order of protectors unified by their ability to tap into the power of the Force, the Jedi Order served as the guardians of peace and justice in the Galactic Republic for over a thousand generations. Due to the machinations of their dark antithesis known as the Sith, the Jedi are ultimately wiped out by the iron fist of the Empire.
A venerable if maverick Jedi Master who mentored the Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. Discovering the young Anakin Skywalker on Tatooine, he comes to believe the boy to be the Chosen One of Jedi prophecy; it is at his dying request that Anakin is trained to become a Jedi. Following his death, he became one with the Force and communed with Yoda during the Clone Wars.
- Ambadassador: He and Obi-Wan are sent to negotiate with the Trade Federation at the start of The Phantom Menace. He luckily has his lightsaber with him when the Federation prove themselves in no mood for negotiations.
- Ascended to a Higher Plane of Existence: According to Yoda at the end of Revenge of the Sith, Qui-Gon managed to retain his consciousness and achieve immortality after his death.
- Badass: Only Darth Maul managed to engage Qui-Gon on equal footing, and even though Maul emerged victorious, it took quite an effort from the Sith Lord.
- Badass Baritone: Liam Neeson's deep, husky voice only adds to Qui-Gon's commanding presence.
- Badass Beard: A quite full chin-strap and mustache.
- Badass Grandpa: Drafts of the Phantom Menace script have his age at 60.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He's a maverick by Jedi standards, preferring to live in the moment rather than to fulfill one's own destiny. His teachings still shape Obi-Wan into a wise and legendary Jedi Knight.
- The Cassandra: His belief that the Sith have returned and that Anakin is The Chosen One are initially dismissed by the Jedi Council, but turn out to be true.
- The Chooser of The One: When he meets Anakin and sees what he's capable of, Qui-Gon is convinced he's found The Chosen One of Jedi prophecy.
- Dead Person Conversation: He appears in front of both Obi-Wan and Anakin on Mortis, and is able to speak to Yoda in "Voices", despite being dead for over a decade. Yoda later convenes with him again around the time of Revenge of the Sith, and teaches Obi-Wan to do the same between trilogies.
- Decoy Protagonist: Of The Phantom Menace. He gets top billing, takes up a sizable amount of space on the poster, and has the most influence and screentime out of the heroes in the movie, but it's all to set up Anakin as the true protagonist.
- Energy Being: Because his training to do so wasn't complete, he can't manifest himself as a spirit, but on a planet sufficiently strong in the Force, he can appear as a "flock of light".
- Famous Last Words: "Obi-Wan... promise me you will train the boy. He... is the Chosen One... he will bring balance. Train him."
- Friend to All Living Things: Qui-Gon is noted for having much compassion for all living things.
- Honor Before Reason: Despite the Council's very clear and valid apprehensions towards making Anakin a Jedi, Qui-Gon is as determined as any to see the boy be trained.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: How Darth Maul kills him.
- Jedi Mind Trick: Uses this on Boss Nass to save Jar Jar's life and get them a transport to Theed. Later tries (and fails) to do the same on Watto to haggle over a needed starship hyperdrive.
- The Last DJ: Obi-Wan believes Qui-Gon would've been on the Jedi Council long ago if not for his tendency to do things his own way rather than by the Jedi Code; needless to say, Qui-Gon doesn't seem to mind.
- Last Request: His is for Obi-Wan to train Anakin in his place after he dies.
- Looks Like Jesus: Even wears robes as part of his Jedi outfit.
- Martial Pacifist: He's the epitome of this, especially when his mid-battle meditation contrasted against Darth Maul's animalistic, restless pacing while the two were separated by a forcefield.
- Master Swordsman: It comes with being an experienced Jedi Master, which lets him fight one-on-one against Darth Maul and his double-bladed lightsaber. His skills only help him for so long, though...
- Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: His first appearance as a spirit adviser on Mortis was ambiguous enough that Obi-Wan wrote it off as a hallucination of some sort. His second appearance as one to Yoda in the sixth season of The Clone Wars erases that ambiguity.
- Meditation Power Up: Does so during one of the gaps in his fight with Darth Maul, thanks to some opportunely closed laser shields.
- The Mentor: To Obi-Wan and Anakin during The Phantom Menace. He becomes the one who teaches Yoda the way of retaining one's identity upon death, and manifesting as a Force-Ghost.
- Mentor Occupational Hazard: He, as the mentor in the Student and Master Team against Darth Maul, does not survive the fight.
- The Obi-Wan: Notably serves as this to the man himself, no less, as well as to Anakin in The Phantom Menace.
- Old Master: In The Phantom Menace, Qui-Gon is the first maverick master seen on-screen (chronologically), at odds with the Jedi Council but respected nonetheless. He trained Obi-Wan and was the person most accountable for introducing Anakin Skywalker to the way of the Jedi, all things considered.
- Our Ghosts Are Different: Despite his inability to manifest himself under normal circumstances, he was able to appear in front of Obi-Wan and Anakin on Mortis, most likely because the planet was such a strong conduit of the Force.
- Parental Substitute: He's served as one to Obi-Wan for as long as they've been training together. Also acts as one to Anakin, who grew up (and was actually born) without a father.
- Pragmatic Hero: Being a Jedi doesn't stop him from manipulating Boss Nass into providing a transport to the capital of Naboo, trying to swindle Watto out of a hyperdrive generator, cheating at gambling to free a slave, or subverting the authority of the Jedi Council to ensure that Anakin is trained as a Jedi.
- Sacrificial Lion: His death at Darth Maul's hands shocks the Jedi into realizing the Sith have returned.
- Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right: His tendency to do this has brought him at odds with the other Jedi, respected as he is. The most influential example by far is when he decides to have Anakin trained as a Jedi despite the Council explicitly telling him no.
- Spirit Advisor: To Obi-Wan and Anakin during the Mortis arc.
- Supporting Protagonist: To Anakin in the long run of the prequels.
- Take Up My Sword: He dies before he has a chance to properly train Anakin, and tells Obi-Wan to take his place.
- The Unfettered: A rare heroic example of an unfettered character; When Obi-Wan tries to call him out on his more questionable actions, he simply says, "I will do what I must," without hesitation.
- Unintentional Backup Plan: Qui-Gon's original plan is for Anakin to be trained as a Jedi and bring balance to the Force. This seems to fail when Anakin falls to the dark side. In Return of the Jedi, however, Anakin does bring balance to the Force by ensuring that the last of the evil aspect of the dark side dies with him.
- Unwitting Instigator of Doom: His request to have Anakin trained as a Jedi spells doom for the Jedi Order along with the rest of the galaxy. It's not entirely his fault, though; if he lived to train Anakin on his own, things may have turned out differently.
- Weapon of Choice: His green lightsaber.
A Mirialan Jedi Master. While she is not a member of the Jedi Council, her advice and wisdom is highly respected by its members and the Republic Senate.
- Action Girl: She is a powerful and skilled Jedi Master, and managed to duel Ventress without getting killed.
- Badass in Distress: In "Legacy of Terror", where she was captured by Geonosian zombies and needed to be saved by Anakin and Obi-Wan.
- Badass Teacher: To Barriss.
- Bait-and-Switch Comment: In "Cloak of Darkness" Luminara told Ventress, that she recognized Count Dooku's teachings in Ventress' fighting-style, which the assassin took as a compliment. Then Luminara added that she found Ventress' version "unrefined, amateurish, sloppy".
- Eye Scream: During her duel with Ventress in "Cloak of Darkness", she got some high-pressure steam blown in her eye, visibly turning it red for a short time.
- Facial Markings: She has a set of cultural tattoos on her chin.
- Green-Skinned Space Babe: Although she's more attractive in a classically beautiful way, rather than being sexualised.
- Lady of War: Her fighting style is rather gracious. The British accent also helps in this respect.
- The Stoic: She keeps a tight leash on her emotions, having fully embraced the Jedi principals of no attachment. While she cares for Barriss, if she dies, Luminara would accept it as her time and the will of the Force.
Luminara: It's not that I gave up, Skywalker—but unlike you, when the time comes, I am prepared to let my student go. Can you say the same?
- You Fight Like a Cow: She belittled Ventress' fighting style as an "unrefined, amateurish, sloppy" imitation of Count Dooku's, which apparently was a Berserk Button for the Dark Jedi.
Portrayed by: Greg Baldwin
Appears in: The Clone Wars
"The value of moving slowly is that one can always clearly see the way ahead."
An elderly Cosian Jedi that instead of fighting in the war, turns his efforts to studying Coruscant's criminal underworld and training future generations of Jedi.
- Badass: Old age hasn't impeded his skill as a detective, nor has it robbed him of his abilities with a sword.
- Badass Grandpa: He's very old, but that doesn't stop him from easily disarming a lightsaber swinging bounty hunter.
- Badass Teacher: He drew his lightsaber and stood protectively in front of the Younglings he had been training, during Anakin's duel with the traitorous Barriss Offee.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He sounds like a senile fool until that precise moment he cracks the entire mystery on his own.
- The Cameo: He occasionally shows up in the background. Two of his most famous ones showed him training the Younglings from the Young Jedi arc.
- Cool Old Guy: A skilled detective and master swordsman who is old friends with equally Cool Old Guy Yoda.
- Eccentric Mentor: He teaches Ahsoka to take things more slowly and think through her actions, a lesson which largely sticks, despite Master Sinube's slightly senile demeanor.
- Expy: His trolling Bunny-Ears Lawyer attitude, and his way of giving useful advice to a hot-headed youngster, makes him very similar to Iroh.
- Great Detective: In his youth, now he's a Retired Badass.
- Let's Get Dangerous: He spends most of the episode being a Great Detective, that is, until the criminal pulls out a lightsaber and he proceeds to utterly trounce them.
- Lightsaber Cane: His lightsaber is hidden in his cane, allowing him to easily pull it out and surprise his opponents.
- The Profiler: Once a Great Detective, in his old age, he's more into theoretical work.
- Retired Badass: An older Jedi Master, Sinube has dedicated himself to training younger Jedi, and hadn't gone into the field for years when Ahsoka asked for his help.
- Senior Sleep Cycle: His introduction scene shows him having fallen asleep in the middle of some research in the Archives. Subverted in that he is never seen falling asleep while on the job, and Jedi generally tend to have more energy in them than non-Force users even when they reach old age.
Portrayed by: Dave Fennoy
Appears in: The Clone Wars
"I will not be undermined by creatures bred in some laboratory!"
A General Ripper
-type Besalisk Jedi Master, Krell took over leading the 501st from Anakin during the Battle of Umbara. As the battle progressed, his reckless tactics lead to ever escalating conflicts between him and the clones under his command. The clones soon discovered he was trying to lose the battle, having fallen to the dark side and planning on defecting to the Separatists.
A former Jedi Council member who now serves as the librarian for the Jedi Archives.
- Action Girl: Mostly an informed trait, but given that she's a retired member of the Jedi Council, it's safe to assume it's true. When Cad Bane's Clawdite accomplice caught Jocasta by surprise and took her form, she was easily defeated by Ahsoka, who commented that she had Jocasta's form, but not her abilities.
- Badass Bookworm: She retired from active service to take care of the Jedi Archives.
- Granny Classic: Sort of. She's not doing any of the usual stuff associated with this trope, but she does act like one towards Ahsoka.
- Pride: Despite being a Jedi, she can't help but have immense pride in the knowledge gathered in the Jedi Archives. Obi-Wan suggesting that the archives might be missing information annoys her greatly.
- Retired Badass: Used to be a member of the Jedi Council.
A Kiffar Jedi Master with a reputation for not following the rules. He is an expert tracker, and joins Obi-Wan Kenobi in the hunt for Ziro the Hutt after he escapes from prison.
- Badass: He held his own against Cad Bane.
- Barbarian Longhair: He has a rather long and a bit unkept-looking rasta-like hairdo, he walked into the Hutt Council's HQ and accused them of breaking Ziro out of prison, and as Obi-Wan put it "hasn't mastered the concept of knocking." He also happens to be a top-tier badass Jedi.
- Canon Immigrant: A rather interesting one. He was a nameless background character in The Phantom Menace, with about five seconds of screen-time, and was not intended to be Jedi. However the EU picked him up, and Lucas liked the comics involving Vos so much that he planned on adding him to Revenge of the Sith, but the scene was ultimately cut. He finally appeared in an episode of The Clone Wars, integrating him into the series canon.
- Deadpan Snarker: Resulted in some hilarious Snark-to-Snark Combat when he teamed up with Obi-Wan.
- Dynamic Entry: He likes these. When arriving at the Jedi Temple, he didn't wait for his ride to land, he simply jumped down to the platform. And instead of knocking or using his Psychic Powers to open the lock, he entered Mama the Hutt's lair by cutting an "X" in the door with his lightsaber and kicking the pieces in.
- Early-Bird Cameo: Not an actual appearance, but Aayla mentioned him in "Jedi Crash". To make it even more subtle, she referred to him not by the name, just as her Master.
- Facial Markings: He has a yellow line running across his face, which is a tradition marking done by his people.
- Human Alien: He is a Kiffar, a species that resemble humans with that traditionally paint on Facial Markings and possess natural psychometry abilities.
- Lighter and Softer: His portrayal in this series compared to what he usually was like in the Legends EU. The writers for The Clone Wars decided to go back to his personality from his earlier comic appearances instead of using his darker characterization (which had him constantly dealing with his own inner darkness) from the early-to-mid 2000's Republic comics.
- The Mentor: Trained Aayla Secura to become a Jedi Knight.
- Parental Substitute: In "Jedi Crash'', Aayla mentions that Vos was like a father to her.
- Psychometry: He has the ability to read the memories of any inanimate object he touches, and used it to confirm that Ziro had been in the Hutt's club not long before their arrival.
Other Jedi Masters
A Nikto Jedi general who led the initial liberation force to free Ryloth before being killed during the battle.
The Jedi Master and father figure of Asajj Ventress.
- Canon Immigrant: He first appeared in a comicbook, and the episode "Nightsisters" integrated him into the series' canon.
- Death by Origin Story: He was killed during a battle on Rattatak, his death marking Ventress' Start of Darkness.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: He died in Ventress' arms.
- Facial Markings: He had small tattoos on his face.
- In the Back: He was shot by a sniper while fighting pirates.
- Same Story, Different Names: His role is very similar to Qui-Gon Jinn's role in The Phantom Menace: They both rescued a slave child on a remote Crapsack World, who was very powerful in the Force, took, or attempted to take them as their apprentices, without the Council's approval and despite it's disapproval respectively, they both died before they could finish the training of the children, and both apprentices eventually fell to the Dark Side.
- The Obi-Wan: He's the deceased older mentor of Ventress.
- Parental Substitute: He took in Ventress -who just lost the only "family" she had her slaver master- as his apprentice, and raised her since she was a small child.
- Posthumous Character: He is only seen in flashbacks to Ventress' past, having died many years before the Clone Wars.
Appears in: The Clone Wars
"You will...never...get me to...unlock the...holocron."
A Rodian Jedi Master, who was tasked with protecting the Kyber Crystal, which contained the list of every known Force-sensitive child too young to be taken in by the Jedi.
- Determinator: He chose to be tortured to death rather than open the Holocron for Bane.
- Early-Bird Cameo: He appeared on a profile-photo in "Holocron Heist".
- Electric Torture: Cad Bane used it on him to get him to open the Holocron. When he refused, Bane tortured him to death.
- Family-Unfriendly Death: Even the battle droids seemed to have been shaken by how cruel his death was. Also invoked by the writers; they intended Ropal's death to be exceptionally brutal to further emphasize Bane's status as a Knight of Cerebus.
- Rubber Forehead Alien: He was a Rodian.
- Sacrificial Lion: He was only needed to remind everyone how dangerous and nasty Cad Bane is.
- Secret Keeper: He was the keeper of the Kyber crystal, which contains the names and locations of every Force-sensitive child too young to be taken in by the Jedi.
A Roonan Jedi Master, Halsey was the first Jedi victim of Savage Opress during the Battle of Devaron.
Portrayed by: Nick Gillard (Revenge of the Sith), Tom Kane (The Clone Wars)
The head of security for the Jedi Temple and commander of the Temple Guard. He is also a lightsaber instructor for the Order.
- Ascended Extra: He appeared very briefly in security footage which showed him getting killed by Darth Vader in Revenge of the Sith, but appears in an episode of The Clone Wars assisting Anakin Skywalker's investigation of the Temple bombing.
- Character Death: He is killed by Darth Vader when he leads the 501st in sacking the Jedi Temple.
- In-Series Nickname: His students refer to him as "the Troll".
- Master Swordsman: He is regarded as one of the best swordsmen in the Jedi Order, and it thus responsible for training new students in lightsaber techniques.
- Sdrawkcab Name: Of Nick Gillard, the stuntman who played him and worked as the stunt coordinator for the prequels.
A Twi'lek Jedi Knight who participated in many major battles throughout the Clone Wars. She was betrayed and killed by Commander Bly and her clone troopers during Order 66.
- Action Girl: She is one of the few survivors of the two-hundred Jedi who went to Geonosis. She also manages to live through the Clone Wars, fighting in numerous major battles, only to get killed at the end during Order 66.
- Alien Hair: Her "head tails", which are called lekku.
- The Apprentice: She was trained as a Padawan by Quinlan Vos. In "Jedi Crash", she tells Ashoka that he was like a father to her.
- Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit leaves most of her waist exposed.
- Blue-Skinned Space Babe: She fits the mold almost to a "T".
- Canon Immigrant: First appeared in the Dark Horse Comic series, and was included in the films as a reference to that series.
- Custom Uniform of Sexy: Her outfit is by far the most revealing of any Jedi.
- Dropped A Bridge On Her: Even though she is a prominent character in the comics (and later the The Clone Wars series), she is seen getting executed by her Clone Troopers during Order 66 without even being able to defend herself.
- Everything Sounds Sexier in French: Like the rest of the Twi'lek characters in The Clone Wars, she speaks with a French accent.
- Fashionable Asymmetry: She does the long sleeve/no sleeve version of the trope.
- Impossible Hourglass Figure: Her model in The Clone Wars is as buxom as the actress who played her in the movies, but this version's waist is quite a bit narrower than her hips.
- In the Back: Her troops open fire on her while her back is turned to them, and keep firing into her back long after she has gone down.
- Ms. Fanservice: She's blue-skinned alien woman who has large breasts and wears a quite revealing outfit. Although compared to other Twi'leks, she is pretty modest.
- Weapon of Choice: A blue lightsaber.
Appears in: The Clone Wars
"But in this war, strength prevails. The rules have changed."
Kit Fisto's former Padawan, Nahdar was a Mol Calamari Jedi Knight.
- A Father to His Men: Cares greatly for the clones under his command, and is very upset when they're killed.
- Badass: Cuts his way through four of Grievous' Magna-Guards in seconds.
- Character Death: He is killed by General Grievous, who uses one of his extra arms to pull out a blaster and shoot Nahdar while their lightsabers were locked together.
- Fish People: He's a Mon Calamari.
- Hot-Blooded: Which proves to be his Fatal Flaw when he impulsively goes up against Grievous.
- Mauve Shirt: Gets just enough time to establish himself as sympathetic before Grievous offs him.
- Never Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight: When dueling Grievous, the general Blade Locks his lightsaber, then shoots him with a blaster held in one of his other hands.
- Revenge: Wants this for all those killed by Grievous.
Jedi Apprentices, younglings, and others
A female Togruta who is assigned as Anakin Skywalker's Padawan learner during the Clone Wars. Though Anakin is initially dismissive towards her, she grows under his mentorship from a headstrong young student into a mature leader.
During her, Anakin, and Obi-Wan's stay on Mortis, the Son kidnaps Ahsoka and infects her with the dark side, turning her into a psychotically violent version of herself. She's eventually healed by the combined efforts of the Daughter and Anakin.
Nalini Krishan (films), Meredith Salenger (The Clone Wars
Barriss was the apprentice of Luminara Unduli since before the war had started. Her personality is not unlike her Master's, but seems to be a bit more easy-going. During the Second Battle of Geonosis, she led Ahsoka and herself through the catacombs of Poggle the Lesser main droid-factory, and together they destroyed the facility, becoming close friends along the way. However, during the course of the war, she became embittered, and eventually fell to the Dark Side.
Other Padawans and Younglings
The Nautolan Padawan of Halsey. He met his end shortly after his master's.
Kalifa, O-Mer, and Jinx
Gwendoline Yeo (Kalifa), Cam Clarke
(O-Mer), Sunil Malhotra (Jinx)
Three Jedi Younglings who had been kidnapped by Trandoshan sportshunters sometime preceding or during the Clone Wars. By the time the simiarly captured Ahsoka arrived on the island they were held, the three of them were losing hope, as their strength was enough only to hide and try to avoid being shot down for as long as possible.
- Almighty Janitor: Jinx can use Jedi Mind Trick, despite being a youngling who had been kidnapped before he was even made a Padawan (granted it took some help from Chewbacca to work). Kalifa, techically also a youngling, was able to lift and strangle a Trandoshan using Force grip. Could be handwaved with the extremely hard fight to survive on the Trandoshan hunting island, which required them to develop faster, than usual.
- Badass: Merely surviving that jungle for so long qualifies all three of them.
- Deadpan Snarker: Jinx can be very sarcastic at times:
Ahsoka: [Chewbacca] says his homeworld is very close.
Jinx: That's great, but it might as well be Coruscant as far as I'm concerned. We have no ship.
Ahsoka: (translating Chewie's angry growling) He thinks he can contact his home planet, if we find a way to transmit a signal.
Jinx: Right, and how would we do that? Send smoke signals?
- In the Back: Garnac shot Kalifa in the back after his son died trying to kill her and Ahsoka.
- I Will Only Slow You Down: Kalifa, knowing that she was dying, asks Ahsoka to save herself because she wants Ahsoka to take care of the others.
- The Lancer: Jinx was acting as this to both Kalifa, and Ahsoka.
- Last Request: Kalifa asked Ahsoka to take care of Jinx and O-Mer before dying from the wound caused by Garnac's blaster rifle.
- The Leader: Kalifa was a Type II, calm, level-headed leader. After Ahsoka arrived, she slowly took over the position.
- Power Trio
- Rubber-Forehead Aliens: Jinx is a Twi'lek and O-Mer is a Cerean.
- Sacrificial Lion: Kalifa's death served to show, that not even children are safe on the Trandoshan hunting island.
- Shell-Shocked Veteran: Surviving on Wasskah clearly had an effect on all of them, but Kalifa shows it the worst, losing her temper with Ahsoka when recalling the previous Padawans who had been killed, and hatefully attacking a Trandoshan hunter.
- Token Human: Out of the remaining younglings on Wasskah, Kalifa is the only human.
- Troubling Unchildlike Behavior: Kalifa strangling a Trandoshan with an expression of intense hatred on her face.
- Use Your Head: In a Combination Attack with Jinx, O-Mer headbutted one of the Trandoshans.
- The World's Expert on Getting Killed: Kalifa's been held on the hunting island for the longest time, and has statedly out-lived Padawan-learners, despite being only youngling herself. She also told the older and better-trained Ahsoka in her face, that she had the experince in surviving the hunt. Naturally she's killed soon after Ahsoka's arrival. Subverted in that, she was expert in avoiding the trandoshans as much as possible, and she died when they were ambushed while scouting after the trandoshan's base.
Byph, Katooni, Ganodi, Gungi, Petro, and Zatt
The top students of their class, this group of younglings were introduced when they participated the Gathering, a Rite of Passage
, during which they harvested their own lightsaber-crystals. During the rite, they had to face, and overcome their shortcomings and weaknesses. Afterwards they learnt how to built their first lightsabers from Professor Huyang. Their training in the Temple is apparently overseen by Tera Sinube.
- Ambiguously Brown: Petro.
- An Aesop: All the kids have to learn one to get their crystals.
- Badass Adorable: They become this during the course of their training.
- Bilingual Dialogue: Gungi and Byph are physiologically incapable of speaking Galactic Basic, but they're perfectly capable of understanding it. So they use their own language to talk to the others (and each other), who are also capable of understanding them.
- The Cameo: They were seen practicing lightsaber-wielding with Tera Sinube in "The Wrong Jedi" [during Anakin's duel with Barriss.
- Chekhov's Classroom/Chekhov's Skill: The younglings were shown practicing acrobatic moves in a flashback at the beginning of "The Gathering". In "Bound for Rescue", they use these moves to con their way into a travelling circus, allowing them to sneak into Hondo's base and rescue Ahsoka.
- Children Are Innocent
- Conscience Makes You Go Back: Petro's decision to come to Katooni's rescue rather than continue trying to find his own crystal.
- Katooni pulls one on Hondo in "A Necessary Bond", convincing him to go back and rescue Ahsoka and the other younglings from Grievous. He does, even though he has nothing to gain from it.
- Cool Mask: They all get one as part of their circus disguises in "Bound for Rescue".
- Cool Sword: All of them, obviously, but Gungi stands out by making a saber with a wood casing where as the rest make regular ones.
- Cowardly Lion: Byph in "The Gathering". He's completely grown out of it as of "Bound for Rescue".
- Cute Little Fangs: Gungi is a Rare Male Example.
- Determinator: Katooni, who scaled a cliff face to get to her lightsaber crystal.
- Does Not Like Shoes: Gungi, due to being a Wookiee.
- In addition, Zatt and Byph are barefoot when outside of their cold weather gear.
- Face Your Fears: Byph had to do this to get his crystal.
- Fish People: Zatt, who's a Nautolan like Kit Fisto.
- Generation Xerox: Petro seems very similar to Anakin in a few ways.
- Hero-Worshipper: Petro has a few moments of this:
- First, after watching Ahsoka taking on Hondo and his pirates, he exclaimed to Zatt and Ganodi who weren't present, that they should have seen her, while wildy imitating lightsaber swinging. Later when the younglings watched Ahsoka dueling Grievous he clenched his fists, and took a typical jittering pose.
- While building his lightsaber, he exclaimed that he'll challenge Obi-Wan to a duel with it. Later when Obi-Wan answered their distress call, he went "The General Kenobi?"
- Human Alien: Katooni, who's a Tholothian just like Adi Gallia above.
- Humanoid Aliens: Ganodi and Gungi both have the basic body-structure of a human, but as a Wookie and a Rodian, they are significantly different from Rubber-Forehead Aliens, Human Aliens, and humans.
- I Surrender, Suckers: Petro lets the pirates take his lightsaber away from him. This is because he assembled it incorrectly and it will explode if activated for more than a second, which he goads the pirates into doing.
- Indy Ploy: Petro spends most of "Bound for Rescue" doing line-of-sight planning, which works out rather well.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Petro.
- Just a Machine: Ganodi's initial thoughts on Huyang.
- Laser Blade: Their quest to build theirs forms the impetus of the plot for their arc.
- Leeroy Jenkins: Petro
- Morality Pet: Is it too early to say Katooni is one for Hondo?
- Needle in a Stack of Needles: Ganodi winds up in a cave full of crystals and has to trust the Force to find the right one.
- Nice Hat: Katooni's is another Tholothian headdress.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Petro talked his friends into launching a counterattack, despite Ahsoka directly forbidding it, which ultimately achived nothing, except necessiating Ahsoka to put herself in risk, which resulted in her capture.
- Odd Friendship: As of the end of "A Necessary Bond", there are hints that Katooni is beginning to form one with Hondo. Could also count as an Intergenerational Friendship.
- Only Sane Girl: Katooni is usually the voice of reason.
- Out of Focus: Ganodi got the least screen-time and character development of the six younglings, not even joining the rescue party.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse: What they've all become as of "A Necessary Bond".
- Rubber-Forehead Aliens: Zatt is nautolan like Kit Fisto.
- Run or Die: When cornered by Grievous, Ahsoka and the younglings prepared to fight, but in the last second Hondo and Katooni arrived with the Slave-I to extract them. Ahsoka instructed the younglings to run, while she held up Grievous. Once the younglings were safe, Ahsoka too abandoned the fight, knowing that she had no chance of winning.
- Small Name, Big Ego: Petro
- The So-Called Coward: Byph has to overcome his timid personality in his first episode. In the second, he willingly risks being shot by acting as bait to lure the bad guys into a trap.
- The Unintelligible: Byph and Gungi.
Appears in: The Clone Wars
"You must trust that the components that form your lightsaber are meant to be together; there is no other way. It is the Force that binds them."
An ancient lightsaber-architect droid, who has been serving the Jedi Order for well over a millennia, claiming to had taught thousands of generations of Jedi younglings to built their first lightsabers.
- An Arm and a Leg: Has both primary arms shot off by one of Hondo's pirates, but it's more of an inconvenience than anything. He gets them reattached at the end of "A Necessary Bond".
- Badass: During the climax of his first appearance, he epically takes down one of Hondo's pirates after having both of his arms and head shot off.
- Badass Boast:
- Gives one to Ganodi when he questions the ability of a droid to teach them about lightsaber construction.
Huyang: Many years I have been on this ship teaching many a Jedi before you, and I will continue teaching many a Jedi after you. Call me what you want, but inside my memory banks I contain a record of every lightsaber ever made, and the Jedi who fashioned it.
- And another, when one of Hondo's pirates shot off his head:
Huyang: How dare you
?! I've lived a thousand years on this ship and never lost a fight. I'm not about to start today!
- Badass Bookworm: Has an extensive knowledge of lightsabers and how they are built.
- Badass Teacher: He not only teaches younglings about building their lightsabers, he also defends them from pirates.
- British Accents: He is voiced by David Tennant, after all.
- Deadpan Snarker: One would imagine it comes from having to deal with Jedi children.
- Expy: To Ollivander. Also C-3PO.
- Gentleman Snarker: Huyang has the demeanor of a gentlemanly English professor, but he isn't averse to a bit of snarking at his students.
- Lampshade Hanging: When meeting Gungi he points out that Force-sensitive Wookiees are exceptionally rare. The Expanded Universe has a grand total of three, due to a mandate forbidding any additional Wookiee Jedi.
- Multi-Armed Multitasking: His backpack unfolds into an extra pair of arms, which he uses in his work.
- Off with His Head!: His head gets separated from his body, but remains operational. He can even control his body remotely. His head is re-attached in "A Necessary Bond".
- The Professor: But, of course.
- Quintessential British Gentleman: A mechanical version of the trope: He has a High-Class Glass, speaks in a British accent, is polite and soft-spoken to all, and has a metallic mustache on his face.
- Ridiculously Human Robot: Judging by the boast mentioned above, he's rather proud of himself, and doesn't take perceived insults to his task well.
- Time Abyss: He claims to have taught thousands of generations of Jedi Younglings how to build their lightsabers. He mentions that even Yoda had been one of them.